Updated Need to Know Information

last updated: Mar. 5th, 2021 2:30pm

This Sunday, March 7th, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • The worship service this week will be indoors.
  • There will be two (2) services: 8:30 am and 10:00 am.
  • Tune your radios to FM 87.9 to hear the services in the parking lot.
  • For those wishing to attend in-person worship service, it is highly recommended to attend the 8:30am service as it is less crowded than the 10am service.
  • This week's 10:00 am service will be live streamed. To access the live stream, visit the church's HOME PAGE and it will be under "Live stream" (You can access it from any computer, tablet, smart phone or smart device.) 
  • Youth will meet in Youth Haven at 10am.
  • Youth Choir will meet at 4:30 pm in the fellowship hall.
  • For full details, click HERE

*Sunday School will resume March 14 at 9:45! We are very excited to be able to starting meeting again for Bible study and fellowship. Most classes will return to their usual classrooms. Co-Ed III which met in the conference room will meet in the fellowship hall. If you are a new member and aren't sure which class to attend, we have classes for men, women, and co-ed groups in the adult department and graded classes for children and youth. Crib babies up to 3 years old will meet in the nursery area. I will be in the fellowship hall after worship services this Sunday, March 7, to answer any questions or help you decide where to begin the Sunday School journey next week. I will also have the literature with me if you haven't picked up your copy yet. Thank you!! ~Vera Hammond

*VBS is right around the corner. Right now, it is scheduled for June 20-24th. We need volunteers! Starting next week, we will have a sign up sheet on the board outside the fellowship hall as well as one online where you can sign up to serve in this most important outreach. It is all hands on deck. There is something for everyone to help with. Join us! 

*Morning prayer at 8:00 am has resumed in the conference room.

*Men's Bible Study is Monday nights at 7pm in the Fellowship Hall.

*Wednesday Night activities are every Wednesday Night, in-person (unless otherwise announced): 

  • Adult Bible Study in the Sanctuary. Study begins at 6pm. It will be transmitted to the parking lot and can be heard on FM 87.9
  • Youth Bible study is held in Youth Haven. Doors open at 5:45pm. Study begins at 6:00 pm.
  • Youth Book Club meets in Youth Haven from 5:00 - 6:00 pm.
  • Youth for Christ (Campus Life) meets in Youth Haven from 4pm - 5pm

*The Choir Ministry has the following opportunities available to all: 

  • Adult Choir practice will be held in the sanctuary. Practice begins at 6:45 pm every Wednesday evening. 
  • Children's Choir meets Wednesdays at 6:00 pm in the fellowship hall and is open to children grades 1-6th grade. (remember, the children are working on, 'Go, Go Jonah!' production.)
  • Youth Choir meets Sundays at 4:30 pm in the fellowship hall and is open to students grades 7-12. 
  • Handbell rehearsal is Sundays at 11:00 am.
  • If you have any questions regarding any of the above, contact Mr. Marty.

*The sign-up sheet for alter flowers for the 2021 calendar year is now available. You can sign up online by clicking HERE or use the traditional sign up form posted on the Board behind the sanctuary. As of now, arrangements are $49/week.

*Updated, printed copies of the Church Directory for 2021 are now available. If you cannot locate a copy and wish to receive one, please contact Ms. Abby or Carrie in the church office.

*WOM/WMU  has canceled the Women's Tea scheduled for March 20th. There is; however, a WOM/WMU group meeting scheduled for Monday, March 8th at 7pm in the Conference Room.

*Any member interested in serving as an usher or greeter is asked to join us for a brief training session Wed., Mar. 10th at 7pm  in the vestibule outside of the sanctuary.

*Baptist Men's Prayer/Fellowship Breakfast will resume Saturday, March 13th at 7:45 am. All men of the church are encourage to attend.

*Welcome Back Sunday is scheduled for Sunday, March 14th. Information is in this week's bulletin. Here is the basic information:

  • 8:30 am: Early worship service
  • 9:15-945 am: Pass thru/drop in breakfast (coffee, OJ & biscuits)
  • 9:45-10:45 am: Sunday School for ages crib babies & up
  • 11:00 am: Children’s Church for ages K-2nd grade  (will be held in the Mission Friends room.) Extended Nursery for Crib babies thru 4 yr. olds. Worship service for everyone else. (there will be a special “children’s bulletin” for children ages 3rd-6th grade.
  • We will continue to follow all local, state and federal guidelines as it pertains to COVID to include occupancy per room.
  • We will have welcome tents outside to help new members, guests and others who may need assistance finding where they need to go or obtain information. 

*The next church conference is scheduled for Wed., March 17th at 6pm. The agenda packet can be found on the church website in the Member Only section and printed copies are available around the church.

*The church office will be closed in observance of Good Friday on Friday, Apr. 2nd.

*The next Deacon's Meeting will be Tuesday, Apr. 6th at 7pm in the Conference Room.

*Wednesday Night Fellowship Meals are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, April 7th at 5pm. The new food serve crew is excited about getting back to this fellowship tradition. Please note that there will be no charge for the meals; it will be on a donation basis. In order to adequately prepare; however, we will need all who will plan to join us to sign up by 1pm on the Monday of that week. We will have sign up sheets on the Bulletin board across from the fellowship hall and online. Finally, in the beginning, we will be starting out with "light" meals as we ease back into this ministry. We will put more information out in the next few weeks. 

*Graduation Sunday is scheduled for May 23rd. We will be recognizing our high school and college graduates. The online form will be online starting next week. Please make sure to fill it out so we can recognize all of our graduates & their accomplishments. We will be reaching out with more details for all the plans for our graduates.

*The season of our Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions is upon us. Our goal for this year is $5000. Remember to specify on your check or envelope the donation is for Annie Armstrong or use the special Annie Armstrong donation envelopes.

*Don't forget to check out Mr. Marty's blog. It is updated weekly. You can find it on facebook or the church's website or by clicking here: https://www.cedarfallsbaptistchurch.org/martys_blog

*For those who have asked, here is a link from the Cumberland County Health Department regarding the COVID vaccine. CLICK HERE. It has all the current information available from the health department.

*Everyone is reminded of the church sign-in/out practice. If you, guests, workers, visitors, deliveries or anyone you know is using the church building for any reason, you are respectfully asked to check in with the church office first. It is also asked that should you be so helpful while in the church to receive visitors or deliveries that you be so kind as to send them to the church office.

 *All committees and groups who are meeting in the church are reminded of the church's mask practice. Social distancing must be implemented. Hand sanitizer needs to be made readily available & utilized and finally, please clean the area you are using after your meeting/gathering is over (spray down seats, wipe off surface areas, etc.)

*We are starting to better utilize the "Member Only" section of the church's website. This will be an ongoing process for a couple of months. We will update the information for you; all you need to do is fill out the form and send it back. Please take a moment or two to fill out the information so we can make the member section better for everyone. You can find the form at https://www.cedarfallsbaptistchurch.org/member_update. A special thank you to everyone who has already sent theirs; you're awesome!

*We have groups you can join and follow on both the main church and student facebook pages. We post engaging material for children and for youth. Please take the time to check one or all of them out. Also, check out the church sign; it changes all the time.

*All are encouraged to check us out and follow us on social media! Check them out!

  • Website address www.cedarfallsbaptistchurch.org
  • Follow us and get updates on FACEBOOK
  • Follow us and get updates on INSTAGRAM
  • Follow us and get periodic updates on TWITTER
  • Check out photos from current and past events on FLICKR (did you know: if you want to see all the photos posted in "Memory Lane" you can visit FLICKR and click on the "Memory Lane" album. The album is updated every 2 weeks.)